Is this a gosling?

generaldsherman

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Hello! I have two mystery waterfowl on my hands. To make a long story short, I started with a gander and bought a hen from someone this spring. I put the gander and goose hen in the turkey pen- my most secure pen- to convince them that they are a pair before releasing them back with the ducks. I've been hatching out turkey eggs from that pen whenever I get a large enough group. I wonder, did the goose hen lay a couple of eggs in with the turkeys? What do geese eggs look like? Could it be mistaken for a turkey egg with no or very light spots- or maybe a dirty turkey egg?

Is this a little gosling? Also, any guesses on breeds of parents so I can list the little ones for sale? (I am guessing it has to be a baby goose as it looks nothing like my ducklings which the duck hen just hatched out, and it is much larger than both the ducklings and the turkey poults).
 

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generaldsherman

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I was thinking gosling, too. Here's what the 14 ducklings my hen just hatched out look like. The two mystery waterfowl are very different- also twice as big even though not that far apart in age.
 

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